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MAYDAY2K: Happy May Day NZ - From Chicago!

The following is a message posted on the mayday2k listserve this morning from protestors in Chichago wishing NZ protestors a Happy Mayday.

From Chicago, home of the Haymarket Martyrs - Albert Parsons, August Spies, Adolf Fischer, George Engel, and Louis Lingg, we'd like to offer our congratulations, solidarity, and best wishes to all in New Zealand who are celebrating May Day 2000. As we enter a new era of international solidarity and resistance to captialist exploitation - New Zealand is literally leading the way. Thanks for kicking it all off!

May our resistance is be as global as capital!

The Chicago May Day Coalition.

( check us out at http://chicagomayday.org)


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